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Kids Award-Winning Books

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NEWBERY AWARD WINNER 2013

one and only ivan

 

The One and Only Ivan

When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

 


 

 CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER 2013

hand in hand

  

Hand In Hand

Presents the stories of ten African-American men from different eras in American history, organized chronologically to provide a scope from slavery to the modern day.

 

 

 


 

 CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER-

 ILLUSTRATION 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

i too am americsa 

I, Too, Am American

Presents the popular poem by one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, highlighting the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century.

 

 

 


 PURA BELPRE AWARD WINNER, ILLUSTRATION 2013

aristotle 

 

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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